Breakthrough Enterprises Inc. and certain of its affiliates and subsidiaries (detailed below and collectively defined as “Breakthrough”) operate as a television production company that produces and distributes television programming worldwide. Nine separate Notices of Intention to File Proposals (“NOIs”) were filed in respect of the Breakthrough companies on February 1, 2022 (“NOI Filings”) pursuant to subsection 50.4 (1) of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. B-3, as amended (the “BIA”) and Dodick Landau Inc. was named Proposal Trustee. Pursuant to the provisions of subsection 69 (1) of the BIA a stay of proceedings has been initiated and all proceedings against Breakthrough are stayed as of the date of filing of the NOIs.
- Breakthrough Enterprises Inc.;
- Breakthrough Films & Television Inc.;
- Breakthrough Entertainment Inc.;
- Breakthrough New Media Inc.;
- Breakthrough Publishing Inc.;
- Breakthrough Post Inc.;
- Breakthrough Merchandising Inc.;
- 2447134 Ontario Inc.; and
- Oak Room Productions Inc.
On March 1, 2022, Breakthrough attended in Court to seek orders approving the administrative consolidation of the nine NOI proceedings, authorization to make certain critical supplier payments, extension of the stay of proceedings to April 17, 2022 and approval of a sale transaction. The Court granted the orders.
On April 14, 2022, Breakthrough will attend in Court to seek an order extending the stay of proceedings to June 1, 2022.